Travel

Escape to the Islands

Avoiding Nantucket and the Vineyard because they’ve gotten too stuffy and overcrowded? Think again. We’ve found plenty of ways to have a classic, low-key summer on Boston’s favorite islands.

By Madeline Bilis, Brittany Jasnoff, Rebecca Nimerfroh, and Thomas Stackpole


MARTHA’S VINEYARD

Up-Island

Down-Island

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NANTUCKET

In-Town

Out of Town

Plus:

The Fairest Isles of Them All

New England’s archipelago is all over the map. These are the places worth leaving the mainland for.